Orpheus Opens Central Park Series with Mozart, Grieg and Bartók
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
On Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 pm, WQXR kicked off a summer of outdoor events with a live broadcast from the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performed a program of Rossini, Grieg, Bartok and Mozart.
The concert kicked off a new season of Naumburg Orchestral Concerts, a series that has provided New Yorkers with alfresco performances continuously since 1905.
Listen to the full concert above, hosted by Midge Woolsey, and see a photo slideshow below of the opening concert.
Il Signor Bruschino OvertureComposer: Gioachino Rossini
Holberg Suite, Opus 40Composer: Edvard Grieg
Praeludium (Allegro vivace)
Air (Andante religioso)
Rigaudon (Allegro con brio)
Symphony No. 29 in A major, K 201Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio
Allegro con spirito
Romanian Folk DancesComposer: Béla Bartók
I. Bot tánc / Jocul cu bâta (Stick Dance)
II. Brâul (Sash Dance)
III. Topogó / Pe loc (In One Spot)
IV. Bucsumí tánc / Buciumeana (Horn Dance)
V. Román polka / Poarga Româneasca (Romanian Polka)
VI. Aprózó / Maruntel (Fast Dance)
VII. Aprózó / Maruntel (Fast Dance)